Top Nutrition Sciences Masters degree Programs - 2020

For all the 4,759 degrees granted in Nutrition Sciences annually, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Out of the 1,179 students earning degrees at the Masters degree level in the US, 88% percent identify as women and 12% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the country study Nutrition Sciences, New York has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Nutrition Sciences is $47,533.

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Top Colleges for Nutrition Sciences

If you’re thinking about majoring in Nutrition Sciences, then you should look at these top colleges, including California State University-Chico, Lasell University and California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. California State University-Chico is our best ranked institution for a degree in Nutrition Sciences with 8 students graduating with this major annually at the Masters degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Nutrition Sciences Majors

For Nutrition Sciences majors, some of the most in demand jobs include Natural Sciences Managers, Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary and Dietitians and Nutritionists. Additionally, Nutrition Sciences graduates may land a top paying job, such as Natural Sciences Managers or Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Nutrition Sciences

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $129,100)
  2. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $83,300)
  3. Molecular and Cellular Biologists   (Median Wage: $82,220)
  4. Life Scientists, All Other   (Median Wage: $75,910)
  5. Dietitians and Nutritionists   (Median Wage: $61,270)
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